Okay, who’s the dingbat stringer in Seattle? To read this fifth-grade-book-report-quality piece from Reuters, you’d think no one had ever threatened suicide online, or been saved by someone who saw the threat in a discussion group. A little research, a little Googling, or a memory longer than that of a goldfish would’ve shown the writer that this was in fact Not So — hell, this doesn’t even set a distance record. I sense that the next wave of know-nothing Net journalists is upon us. Ptui.

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